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Sapper, France, 1853

Sapper, France, 1853

Print shows a French soldier from a corp of engineers in 1853, wearing uniform, on cigarette card issued by Kinney Tobacco Company as an insert with the Sweet Caporal brand cigarettes. Title from item. At head ... More

Young Fox -- G. McDonald -- Sapper O'Niel [i.e., O'Neill]

Young Fox -- G. McDonald -- Sapper O'Niel [i.e., O'Neill]

Photo shows British boxers Sapper O'Neill and Young Fox with their manager George McDonald in New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010 and New York Times, Oct. 2, 1913)

Young Fox - Sapper O'Neill

Young Fox - Sapper O'Neill

Photo shows British boxers Young Fox and Sapper O'Neill. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

A Soviet sapper's bayonet. The notch in the case fits with the bayonet to form wire-cutters

A Soviet sapper's bayonet. The notch in the case fits with the bayonet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A United States Marine from the 9th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), Corporal Chris Voss (Foreground) works along side an Australian Army Defence Forces soldier from 21 Construction Squadron, Sapper Peter Farley, both using earthmovers, construct a new road for a radar station in the Shoalwater Training Area in Queensland, Australia in support of exercise Crocodile '99

A United States Marine from the 9th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CROCODILE '99 Base: Shoalwater Bay Training Area State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ryan... More

Australian Army Defence Forces soldier from 21 Construction Squadron, Sapper Peter Farley, on an earthmover, constructs a new road for a radar station in the Shoalwater Training Area in Queensland, Australia, in support of exercise Crocodile '99. Navy Combat Photographer, PHC Barry Orell, videotapes the construction

Australian Army Defence Forces soldier from 21 Construction Squadron, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CROCODILE '99 Base: Shoalwater Bay Training Area State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ryan... More

SPECIALIST John Ake rigs a fuse to an M1A1 Bangalore torpedo during the 326th (Sapper Eagle) Engineer Battalion's live-fire exercise at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

SPECIALIST John Ake rigs a fuse to an M1A1 Bangalore torpedo during th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Campbell State: Kentucky (KY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MACOMS Scene Camera Operator: M.W. Woods, ... More

An Iraqi Army (IA) Soldier uses a Lane System to clear a path through a minefield during Sapper training at Camp Cooke, Al Taji Military Base, Baghdad Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

An Iraqi Army (IA) Soldier uses a Lane System to clear a path through ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Cooke (TAJI) State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Ashley Brokop, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Michael "Pooh" Winniford, 8th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB), Alpha (A) Company (CO), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), checks a pothole for mines on Main Supply Route (MSR) Tin, during a convoy from Camp Al Asad to Al Qaim, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. LCPL Winniford is part of the Engineer's Sapper Team that travels in front of the convoy and searches for any landmines. The USMC M1116 Up-Armored High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) armed with a Browning M2 HB 0.50 caliber heavy machine gun on a turret waits for the all clear

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Michael "Pooh" Winniford,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Msr Tin State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 8th ESB Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Brian A. Jaques, USMC Release Status... More

In Santa Rosa, Calif. California Army National Guard (CAARNG) soldiers from Petaluma, rehearse urban search and extraction techniques during a training exercise at the Santa Rosa Fire Department Training Center, on Jan. 06, 2007. Their unit, is the 235th Sapper Company.  (U.S. Army PHOTO by MAJ. Daniel Markert) (Released)

In Santa Rosa, Calif. California Army National Guard (CAARNG) soldiers...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Rosa State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD Scene Camera Oper... More

U.S. Army PVT. Marlon Bhai (foreground), 235th Sapper Company, California Army National Guard (CAARNG), places wood cribbing under a simulated collapsed concrete wall during a training event on Jan. 6, 2007, in Santa Rosa, Calif., during Operation Vector, a joint and inter-agency emergency response exercise as part of the National Guard Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) ' Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) training in the area.  (U.S. Army photo by MAJ. Daniel Markert) (Released)

U.S. Army PVT. Marlon Bhai (foreground), 235th Sapper Company, Califor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Rosa State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Daniel Markert, USA Release Status: Release... More

An Instructor (blue) from the Santa Rosa Fire Department in California coaches U.S. Army Soldiers, 235th Sapper Company, California Army National Guard (CAARNG), on urban search and extraction techniques on Jan. 6, 2007, in Santa Rosa, Calif., during Operation Vector, a joint and inter-agency emergency response exercise as part of the National Guard Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) ' Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) training in the area.  (U.S. Army photo by MAJ. Daniel Markert) (Released)

An Instructor (blue) from the Santa Rosa Fire Department in California...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Rosa State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Daniel Markert, USA Release Status: Release... More

U.S. Army LT. COL. Troy Stevenson (right), Commander, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, poses for a picture with SPEC. James Lugari, Alpha Company, on Feb. 25, 2007, in Tikrit, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, during the 2007 Super Sapper Award Ceremony.  (U.S. Army photo by SPEC. Joshua R. Ford) (Released)

U.S. Army LT. COL. Troy Stevenson (right), Commander, 3rd Brigade Spec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tikrit State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Joshua R. Ford, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

U.S. Army Command SGT. MAJ. Charles E. Hawkins (foreground, center), 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, congratulates SPEC. James Lugari (right) upon receiving the 2007 Super Sapper Award on , on Feb. 25, 2007, in Tikrit, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq.  (U.S. Army photo by SPEC. Joshua R. Ford) (Released)

U.S. Army Command SGT. MAJ. Charles E. Hawkins (foreground, center), 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tikrit State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Joshua R. Ford, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

U.S. Army STAFF SGT. Knight with Sapper Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Cavalry Division, uses a plastic clip to attach the detonation cord running with the C-4, to the main detonation cord, wrapped around a building in Rashidiya, Iraq. (U.S. Army PHOTO by SGT. Rachl M. Ahner) (Released)

U.S. Army STAFF SGT. Knight with Sapper Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Taji Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: NORTHEAST Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rachl M. Ahner, USA Release Status: Released to Pu... More

U.S. Army SPC. Samora with Sapper Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Cavalry Division, uses an M9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE), to knock down the perimeter walls around the two buildings detonated in Rahsidiya, Iraq. (U.S. Army PHOTO by SGT. Rachl M. Ahner) (Released)

U.S. Army SPC. Samora with Sapper Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Taji Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: NORTHEAST Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rachl M. Ahner, USA Release Status: Released to Pu... More

Ohio battalion commander earns elite Sapper distinction

Ohio battalion commander earns elite Sapper distinction

Lt. Col. David Powell, recently became one of the newest and highest-ranking members of the Ohio National Guard to become a Sapper, at the age of 44. Powell is the battalion commander for the 216th Engineer Battalion

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division from Fort Lewis, Wash., talks with an Iraqi army soldier during a route clearance mission in support of Op... More

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th

A Soldier of 1st Platoon, 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division from Fort Lewis, Wash., talks with an Iraqi army soldier during a route clearance mission in support of Op... More

U.S. Army Sapper soldiers helocast into Lake of the Ozarks

U.S. Army Sapper soldiers helocast into Lake of the Ozarks

Soldiers helocast into Lake of the Ozarks during the U.S. Army Sapper Leaders Course Nov. 2, 2009. The Sapper Leader Course is a 28-day, joint-service course designed to create "elite" combat engineers in all a... More

Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

Soldiers helocast into Lake of the Ozarks during the Army Sapper Leaders Course at Osage Beach, Mo. Female enlisted Soldiers can now become sapper leaders. (Courtesy photo)

A Polish soldier pulls overwatch security in Zezelah,

A Polish soldier pulls overwatch security in Zezelah,

A Polish soldier pulls overwatch security in Zezelah, Afghanistan, Jan. 3, 2011. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Soldiers in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle

Soldiers in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle

Soldiers in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle maneuver across rough terrain while on patrol in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Dec. 23, 2010. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Howe)

A Polish soldier pulls security out of the back of

A Polish soldier pulls security out of the back of

A Polish soldier pulls security out of the back of a Rosomak vehicle during a patrol in Espandi, Afghanistan, Dec. 31, 2010. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Polish infantry soldiers prepare to dismount to begin

Polish infantry soldiers prepare to dismount to begin

Polish infantry soldiers prepare to dismount to begin Cordon and Search operations, Jan. 5, in Waghez, Afghanistan. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Polish Army Cpl. Maritik searches a suspected insurgent,

Polish Army Cpl. Maritik searches a suspected insurgent,

Polish Army Cpl. Maritik searches a suspected insurgent, while another Polish soldier pulls security, Jan. 7, in Ghazni, Afghanistan. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Polish army Cpl. Stocztek watches a suspicious vehicle

Polish army Cpl. Stocztek watches a suspicious vehicle

Polish army Cpl. Stocztek watches a suspicious vehicle from a distance. Jan. 10, Espandi, Afghanistan. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Lt. Col. John Mckee of Brooklyn, N.Y., hands out candy

Lt. Col. John Mckee of Brooklyn, N.Y., hands out candy

Lt. Col. John Mckee of Brooklyn, N.Y., hands out candy to local children during a patrol to Godele, Afghanistan Jan. 16, 2011. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Afghan uniformed policemen await a briefing on the

Afghan uniformed policemen await a briefing on the

Afghan uniformed policemen await a briefing on the Guardians of Peace program at the police headquarters in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Jan. 16, 2011.

Polish soldiers take off for a dismounted patrol near

Polish soldiers take off for a dismounted patrol near

Polish soldiers take off for a dismounted patrol near Zargar, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2011. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

An Afghan National Army soldier patrols while dismounted

An Afghan National Army soldier patrols while dismounted

An Afghan National Army soldier patrols while dismounted in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2011. (Photo by: Sgt. Justin Howe)

Afghan National Army soldiers on mounted patrol, Espandi,

Afghan National Army soldiers on mounted patrol, Espandi,

Afghan National Army soldiers on mounted patrol, Espandi, Afghanistan, Jan. 24.

The City of Anchorage welcomes home Soldiers of the

The City of Anchorage welcomes home Soldiers of the

The City of Anchorage welcomes home Soldiers of the 23rd Engineer Company (Sapper) from their yearlong deployment in Afghanistan. The Sappers marched through downtown before participating in the Running with th... More

Flooding - Valley City, N. D. , April 16, 2011 -- North Dakota  National Guard 817th  Engineer (Sapper) Company  race to raise the levees to 24 feet as the Sheynne River was expected to crest at an all time high of 22. 5 feet.  Photo:Michael Rieger/FEMA

Flooding - Valley City, N. D. , April 16, 2011 -- North Dakota Nation...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Michael Rieger taken on 04/16/2011 in North Dakota Production Date: 04/16/2011 Caption: Valley City, N. D. , April 16, 2011 -- North Dakota Nati... More

'Task Force Rugged'

'Task Force Rugged'

Sgt. Renner (571st Sapper Company, 14th Engineer Battalion) scans his sector during a brief halt in route clearance operations in northern Helmand province. 571st Sapper company is a part of 14th Combat Enginee... More

A visit to Sapper Grove: New Memorial Wall for fallen engineers at Fort Leonard Wood

A visit to Sapper Grove: New Memorial Wall for fallen engineers at For...

Sapper Gove at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., memorializes fallen engineers. Fort Leonard Wood is home of the Army Engineer Regiment. In April, a new Memorial Wall for Fallen Engineers was dedicated. (Col. Charles Samaris)

A large-scale simulated disaster site, which included

A large-scale simulated disaster site, which included

A large-scale simulated disaster site, which included crushed buildings, overturned vehicles, a four-story tower and confined spaces below the surface, was designed to be as realistic as possible by Oklahoma Ci... More

U.S. Army Spc. Julio Acevedo with the 1014th Sapper

U.S. Army Spc. Julio Acevedo with the 1014th Sapper

U.S. Army Spc. Julio Acevedo with the 1014th Sapper Company, Task Force Roughneck, Task Force Sword, a combat engineer from Isabella, Puerto Rico, teaches an Afghan National Army engineer with the 209th Enginee... More

Kailua Kona, Hawaii, native Pfc. Joshua Tobias, a combat

Kailua Kona, Hawaii, native Pfc. Joshua Tobias, a combat

Kailua Kona, Hawaii, native Pfc. Joshua Tobias, a combat engineer assigned to Company C, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, assists his team in constructing a s... More

Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team 4’s Sgt. Nikko

Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team 4’s Sgt. Nikko

Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team 4’s Sgt. Nikko Moreno of Bowling Green, Ky. smiles in southern Afghanistan March 14, 2012. The Danville, Calif. native now serves with ADT 4’s Security Platoon, helping pr... More

The 288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out

The 288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out

The 288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out of Houston, Miss., performs route clearance in the Uzugan province in southern Afghanistan, April 2, 2012. Dismounted patrols, in conjunction with their route... More

288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out of

288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out of

288th Sapper Company, a National Guard Unit out of Houston, Miss., performs route clearance in the Uzugan province in southern Afghanistan, April 2, 2012. Dismounted patrols, in conjunction with their route cle... More

An honor guard salutes with arms as a bugler plays

An honor guard salutes with arms as a bugler plays

An honor guard salutes with arms as a bugler plays "Taps" for Cpl. Antonio Burnside, a combat engineer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team who was lost in combat four days prior to the Apr... More

82nd Airborne team takes 'Best Sapper' trophy

82nd Airborne team takes 'Best Sapper' trophy

Third Battalion, 82nd Airborne soldiers, Staff Sgt. Frank Batts (left) and Capt. Mike Kendall, hold high the trophy they won as winners of the 2012 Best Sapper Competition which ran for 53 straight hours at For... More

U.S. Army Spc. Jeffrey McKnight, combat medic, 102nd

U.S. Army Spc. Jeffrey McKnight, combat medic, 102nd

U.S. Army Spc. Jeffrey McKnight, combat medic, 102nd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion from Allentown, Pa., provides medical aid to a young Afghan girl while on a route clearance patrol just south of Com... More

Soldiers with the 14th Engineer Battalion, navigate

Soldiers with the 14th Engineer Battalion, navigate

Soldiers with the 14th Engineer Battalion, navigate the last obstacle during the confidence course portion of the day's events at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 27, 2012. The participants had completed a... More

U.S. Army soldiers from the 541st Engineer Company

U.S. Army soldiers from the 541st Engineer Company

U.S. Army soldiers from the 541st Engineer Company attend a class given by Charles Woods, an instructor with the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, on the Buffalo mine-protected vehicle with ground penetrati... More

A U.S. Army soldier from the 541st Engineer Company,

A U.S. Army soldier from the 541st Engineer Company,

A U.S. Army soldier from the 541st Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion searches for possible improvised explosive device components during a situational training exercise (STX) at the Joint Multinational ... More

Lt. Col. Thomas Austin, commander of the 54th Engineer

Lt. Col. Thomas Austin, commander of the 54th Engineer

Lt. Col. Thomas Austin, commander of the 54th Engineer Battalion, gives a speech to the 370th Sapper Company and their families during the company’s deployment ceremony Jan. 15 at Warner Barracks in Bamberg, Ge... More

Army Capt. Michael Carvelli, 84th Engineer Support

Army Capt. Michael Carvelli, 84th Engineer Support

Army Capt. Michael Carvelli, 84th Engineer Support Company commander, 1st Sgt. Willard Ottman, 84th ESC first sergeant, and guidon bearer Cpl. Edward Gonzalez pose for a photograph Jan. 23 before the 84th ESC d... More

First Lt. William Harkey and 2nd Lt. Bryan Crider,

First Lt. William Harkey and 2nd Lt. Bryan Crider,

First Lt. William Harkey and 2nd Lt. Bryan Crider, of HHC, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, construct a water impulse charge using inert demolition components at the breaching charge evaluation l... More

California Army National Guard Sgt. Skylar Johnson,

California Army National Guard Sgt. Skylar Johnson,

California Army National Guard Sgt. Skylar Johnson, a combat lifesaver with the 235th Engineer Company, 579th Engineer Battalion, kicks open a collapsible handle litter for a fellow soldier with a simulated gun... More

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel Kelch Sr., left, promotes

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel Kelch Sr., left, promotes

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel Kelch Sr., left, promotes his son, Pfc. Daniel Kelch Jr., to the rank of specialist during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province... More

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Prescott, from Addison, N.Y., and

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Prescott, from Addison, N.Y., and

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Prescott, from Addison, N.Y., and Afghan Sgt. 1st Class Nazif, review the lesson plan for the demolitions training at an Afghan base here, April 28, 2013. The original plan was for the 57th S... More

U.S. Army Sgt. Corey Chadwick, left, a combat engineer

U.S. Army Sgt. Corey Chadwick, left, a combat engineer

U.S. Army Sgt. Corey Chadwick, left, a combat engineer with the 323rd Engineer Company, based out of Spartanburg, S.C., and squad leader of Sapper Team 5, views his team’s score after completing the advanced la... More

Specialists Tanner Debow and Devin Delarosa, originally

Specialists Tanner Debow and Devin Delarosa, originally

Specialists Tanner Debow and Devin Delarosa, originally from Twin Falls, Idaho, and San Bernardino, Calif., respectively, scan for other soldiers in the woods of Fort Riley, Kan. The 72nd Mobile Augmentation Co... More

Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Crouse briefs his team on how

Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Crouse briefs his team on how

Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Crouse briefs his team on how to build a demolition system. Soldiers were given 15 minutes to demonstrate how to properly construct a demolition system using inert explosives at this year... More

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to A Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, competes in his company’s sapper stakes competition on Fort Bragg... More

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to

Sgt. Matthew Tullis, a combat engineer assigned to A Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, competes in his company’s sapper stakes competition on Fort Bragg... More

The color guard stands at attention during the Theater

The color guard stands at attention during the Theater

The color guard stands at attention during the Theater Engineer Brigade’s transfer of authority ceremony here, Oct. 2. The newly arrived 130th Engineer Brigade, Joint Task Force Sapper, has assumed control from... More

Spc. Mikkailandro Rivera, a technical engineer assigned

Spc. Mikkailandro Rivera, a technical engineer assigned

Spc. Mikkailandro Rivera, a technical engineer assigned to the survey and design section, JTF Sapper, collects data utilizing GNSS R8 equipment at the Camp Alpha complex Oct. 18. (Photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lau... More

U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 and Australian and Timor-Leste personnel install tinted glass blinds during the final days of Sapper 13.

U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 an...

METINARO, Timor-Leste (Oct. 25, 2013) Royal Australian Engineers, U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, and engineers from the U.S. Marine Corps 9th Engineering Support Battalion ... More

U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 and Australian and Timor-Leste personnel build a playground during the final days of Sapper 13.

U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 an...

METINARO, Timor-Leste (Oct. 26, 2013) Royal Australian Engineers from the Australian Defence Force 1st Combat Engineering Regiment, U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, and engin... More

Lt. Col. Thomas E. Austin, commander of the 21st Theater

Lt. Col. Thomas E. Austin, commander of the 21st Theater

Lt. Col. Thomas E. Austin, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade and a native of Muskegon, Mich., speaks at a memorial ceremony for Spc. James Misenh... More

A cookie-covered table awaits Soldiers from the Warrior

A cookie-covered table awaits Soldiers from the Warrior

A cookie-covered table awaits Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion, here, Feb. 13 at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center. Members from the Paso Del Norte Quilt Guild handed out homemade quilts t... More

Spc. Brett Rowan with the Nevada Army Guard 609th Engineer

Spc. Brett Rowan with the Nevada Army Guard 609th Engineer

Spc. Brett Rowan with the Nevada Army Guard 609th Engineer Company provides cover fire with his M240B machine gun during a training exercise at Range B19 near Fallon. The unit was preparing for an upcoming live... More

Team leader nine Sgt. Boone Sells, 316th Mobility

Team leader nine Sgt. Boone Sells, 316th Mobility

Team leader nine Sgt. Boone Sells, 316th Mobility Augmentation Company from Cookeville, Tenn., did a medical assessment on a head injury victim during the medical evacuation station as part of the 2014 Sapper S... More

Soldiers breach first obstacle in 2014 Sapper Stakes

Soldiers breach first obstacle in 2014 Sapper Stakes

Sapper Stakes Soldiers push through in nonstandard Army Physical Fitness Test, the first event in the competition held between the two Theater Engineer Commands at Fort McCoy, Wis., May 5. The nonstandard APFT ... More

Fifteen teams search for hidden explosives at the mine

Fifteen teams search for hidden explosives at the mine

Fifteen teams search for hidden explosives at the mine detection event at 2014 Sapper Stakes, Fort McCoy, Wis., May 6, 2014. Sapper Stakes is the first time the 412th and 416th Theater Engineer Commands have co... More

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1222nd Engineer Company

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1222nd Engineer Company

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1222nd Engineer Company (Sapper), S.C. Army National Guard, watch on as their field expedient Bangalores are detonated during a demolition range exercise at McCrady Training Center, ... More

A Soldier with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 811th

A Soldier with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 811th

A Soldier with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 811th Engineer Company (Sapper) works to move one of his comrades with a simulated injury to safety, July 24, 2014, at Camp Atterbury, Ind. As part of their two-wee... More

Soldiers and Marines at the sapper leader's course

Soldiers and Marines at the sapper leader's course

Soldiers and Marines at the sapper leader's course crawl under Constantine wire during the night infiltration course at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 31, 2014. Twenty-nine students participated in the 14-day course ... More

Engineer Soldiers of the Calumet, Mich., based Army

Engineer Soldiers of the Calumet, Mich., based Army

Engineer Soldiers of the Calumet, Mich., based Army National Guard 1431st Engineer Company (Sapper) train on route clearance skills at their armory on Sept. 26, 2014. (Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Clas... More

Pfc. Devin Crumley, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from

Pfc. Devin Crumley, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from

Pfc. Devin Crumley, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from Swainsboro’s 810th Engineer Company, practices vertical breaking and breaching techniques during search and extraction training Nov. 7-9, at the Guardian Cent... More

The 571st Sapper Company, 864th Engineer Battalion,

The 571st Sapper Company, 864th Engineer Battalion,

The 571st Sapper Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, conducted live fire demolition training at Yakima Training Center Nov. 18. Soldiers completed multiple ranges including using Bangalores to breach wire obstacles.

Sappers assigned to the Virginia Army National Guard’s

Sappers assigned to the Virginia Army National Guard’s

Sappers assigned to the Virginia Army National Guard’s Company A, 116th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, detonate a Bangalore torpedo to destroy a c... More

First Sgt. Raquel Steckman, Army Reserve first sergeant

First Sgt. Raquel Steckman, Army Reserve first sergeant

First Sgt. Raquel Steckman, Army Reserve first sergeant for the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), Concord, Calif., takes a phone call to discuss a Soldier who wants to join her unit. Steckman is the first woman ... More

Capt. Nicholas Niedenthal was one of the officers selected

Capt. Nicholas Niedenthal was one of the officers selected

Capt. Nicholas Niedenthal was one of the officers selected for the Military Reserve Exchange Program last year and spent two weeks in Germany learning about the country's military and building their internation... More

Spc. White gets ready to throw a grenade toward his

Spc. White gets ready to throw a grenade toward his

Spc. White gets ready to throw a grenade toward his target for the weapons station of Ghost Rider Stakes at Outpost 10, JBLM training area.

Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the adjutant general

Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the adjutant general

Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the adjutant general of Virginia, and Command Sgt. Maj. Allan Ferris, the senior enlisted leader of the Virginia National Guard, visit Sappers from the West Point-based 237th Eng... More

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. James Igou, 344th Engineer Company,

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. James Igou, 344th Engineer Company,

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. James Igou, 344th Engineer Company, 1st platoon team leader, pounds a stake into the ground to angle engineer tape during a situational training exercise lane to simulate destroying an ai... More

Spc. Timothy Phadungthin, scales a rope at the beginning

Spc. Timothy Phadungthin, scales a rope at the beginning

Spc. Timothy Phadungthin, scales a rope at the beginning of the confidence course, a challenging obstacle course that tested Soldiers' physical strength and mental toughness at Camp Edwards, Mass., May 13. The ... More

Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine

Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine

Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, instruct service members from 4th CEB, 4th Marine Division, stationed in various parts of the U.S., and the 119th Engineer Company with the West ... More

Sappers trek California hills in dead of night

Sappers trek California hills in dead of night

U.S. Army Reserve Combat Engineer Soldiers from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., prepare for a night land navigation course at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, C... More

A California National Guard flight engineer looks out

A California National Guard flight engineer looks out

A California National Guard flight engineer looks out the back of a CH-47 Chinook during a rehearsal flyover for the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper) July 15 at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, Calif.... More

Staff Sgt. Todd Hunnefeld, a U.S. Army Reserve combat

Staff Sgt. Todd Hunnefeld, a U.S. Army Reserve combat

Staff Sgt. Todd Hunnefeld, a U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer platoon sergeant for the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., records video of a CH-47 Chinook landing July 15 during... More

U.S. Army Reserve Combat Engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve Combat Engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve Combat Engineer Soldiers from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., plot their assigned grid coordinates before a night land navigation course through the hill... More

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., prepare for Combat Water Survival Training at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., July 17 for a tw... More

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the

U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer Soldiers from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., conduct an air assault landing July 18 during a two-week field training exercise known as a... More

A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th

A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th

A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, Calif., puts his foot through a rappel harness, July 19, during a two-week field exercise known as a Sappe... More

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Engineer

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Engineer

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Engineer Company (Sapper) repack an inert C4 line to re-fire an M58 Mine Clearing Line Charge, rocket-projected line charge usually used to clear mines, during River As... More

An Army Reserve bridge crew member with the 341st Engineer

An Army Reserve bridge crew member with the 341st Engineer

An Army Reserve bridge crew member with the 341st Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), prepares a chain and harness to a bridge bay during a sling load training operation at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 31. Soldie... More

River assault

River assault

A wave splashes onto an MK-2 Boat operated by Army Reserve Soldiers, Staff Sgt. Chad Bentley, bridge crew member, and Spc. Ben Adams, medic, both from Tulsa, Okla., from the 341st Engineer Company (Multi-Role B... More

A Soldier unstraps her sleeves to prepare for a helicopter

A Soldier unstraps her sleeves to prepare for a helicopter

A Soldier unstraps her sleeves to prepare for a helicopter casting training event among Army Reserve and active duty engineers at Fort Chaffee, Ark., Aug. 1, as part of Operation River Assault. The entire River... More

A radio transmission operator communicates with other

A radio transmission operator communicates with other

A radio transmission operator communicates with other units staged along the Arkansas River from inside an armored personnel carrier during Operation River Assault 2015, a bridging training exercise involving A... More

Combat engineers of the 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion,

Combat engineers of the 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion,

Combat engineers of the 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, participate in a chemical biological radiological and nuclear defense lane Aug. 27, 2015, as part of the Pfc... More

The best North Carolina National Guard engineers compete

The best North Carolina National Guard engineers compete

The best North Carolina National Guard engineers compete at the 105th Engineer Battalion Sapper States Invitational, held at Fort Bragg, N.C., Sept. 12-13, 2015. Six trials of brain and brawn hide in a one-kil... More